LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. — A woman attacked by a jaguar Saturday at an Arizona zoo after crossing a barrier to the animal’s enclosure is apologizing.
The unidentified woman also reportedly admitted the incident was her fault during a discussion with the zoo’s owner.
She said she loved the zoo and "feels horrible about the bad publicity the zoo is getting regarding the incident," Morcum said.
A woman was attacked by a jaguar Saturday after crossing a barrier to take a selfie at an Arizona zoo.
“Please understand why barriers are put in place. Sending prayers to the family tonight,” the zoo said on social media.
Paramedics responded and took the woman to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the Arizona Republic reported.
The zoo said the jaguar will not be euthanized.
“She won’t be put down,” officials said on social media.
The zoo said the incident is being investigated.
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